This is what we need instead of all the cooking and home renovation shows.
A year ago I visited the headquarters of the Danish public broadcaster DR to film a piece about the international success of their dramas Borgen and the Killing.
The two protagonists in those series were strong, feisty females who took no nonsense from anyone.
So it seems a little surreal to be back in Denmark now to talk to the same broadcasting company about their new show, called Blachman, in which a woman – aged 28-85 – is required to stand naked in front of fully-clothed men and to remain silent as those men talk about her body.
“It’s not reality TV!” protests the show’s inventor and host, Thomas Blachman. “And it’s poetry, not porn.” Read more »